In 2018 Metinvest decreased steel output by 1% YoY, to 7.32 million tons.
In particular, Azovstal output dropped by 4%, to 4.08 million tons, while Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works manufacture grew by 5%, to 3.24 million tons.
Pig iron production went up by 3%, to 8.21 million tons. In particular, the increase of 334 thousand tons at Mariupol Ilyich more than compensated for the drop at Azovstal (70 thousand tons). (Ukrainian metal)